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Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Rapidly
However, the scientists worry the overall mass of the Antarctic may be decreasing because ice near the coasts is melting, possibly at a greater rate.
New Study Warns Of Rising Sea Levels
By Juliet Eilperin
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, March 3, 2006; Page A01
The Antarctic ice sheet is losing as much as 36 cubic miles of ice a year in a trend that scientists link to global warming, according to a new paper that provides the first evidence that the sheet's total mass is shrinking significantly.